The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – We have said it before and we will say it again, Mekong is the Wednesday night hotspot if you are looking for beautiful peeps, great drinks and funky soulful beats. Come enjoy this original Asian fusion restaurant with excellent food and music from owner Mary Byker and local talent.


El Efecto + Dos Cafundós (Arpoador)
Formed by Tom Rosati (voice, clarinet and percussion), Danton Bruno (vocals, guitar, ukulele and trumpet), Edward Baker – (bass), Pablo Barroso (vocals, guitar and Gustavo Loureiro (drums), this Carioca group will play classic hits from their repertoire.
Studio RJ – 9:30 PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: Free

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Express yourself, Karaoke Night at Casa da Matriz. Weekly ritual for those who attend so this ain’t no joke, bring your game face!
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$25 without

X-Tudo (Ipanema)
The term X-Tudo is also a summary of everything that we can expect from Brazil. This GLB-friendly venue throws a party of everything Brazil; current amazing remixes, B-Sides, vintage hits, mash ups,
Latin music, and MPB.
Galeria Café – 11PM
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$22 with Lista Amiga, R$38 without

Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs


Nada Surf (Lapa)
Come enjoy a taste of the New York surf life as this band brings you their original sound and to promote their sixth album “The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy”.
Circo Voador– 10:30 PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$120

Nando do Cavaco (Lapa)
Singer and songwriter Nando Cavaco represent samba in style, playing classic and current hits that put samba on the map. Enjoy your favorite samba tunes in the heart of Rio De Janeiro.
Café Cultural Sacrilégio – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
Entrance: R$20


Mekong (Leblon)
The Asian fusion restaurant hosts an early evening party featuring tasty food, flashy drinks, and
tunes from the likes of DJ Mary Byker.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza, 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European
sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

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